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Queen Victoria sculpture

Fitzwilliam prevents the export of Queen Victoria

19 June 2018

Sir Alfred Gilbert's white marble bust of Queen Victoria has been saved for the nation after the necessary money was raised to prevent it being exported to New York.

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Millais's painting of his daughter Carrie asleep

Summertime loan of 'Sleeping' by John Everett Millais

8 June 2018

From late June, visitors will have the rare opportunity to see Millais's enchanting painting of his daughter Carrie, asleep, on loan from a private collection.

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Computer art

Fitz 3D Challenge

15 May 2018

Medieval wooden sculptures are the focus of a new creative project at the Fitzwilliam Museum.

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Edward Lear landscape

Special display on Edward Lear

5 April 2018

Enjoy a limited display on Edward Lear, originally conceived to complement a special Cambridge Literary Festival event.

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Gallery 3

Main Entrance closure & building works

4 April 2018

From 4 June the Main Entrance to the Museum will be temporarily closed while scaffolding is being removed.

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Horse barding

Horse Mannequin dressed and ready to go

23 March 2018

The Armoury’s iconic and well-loved horse mannequin has been dressed in spectacular new parade barding.

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Easter at the Fitzwilliam

23 March 2018

This Easter the Fitzwilliam has a variety of exhibitions and free family resources for you to pick up and enjoy.

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Codebreakers merchandise wins ACE 'Range of the Year'

22 March 2018

The Association for Cultural Enterprises (ACE) name The Fitzwilliam winner of 'Range of the Year' at their Best Product Awards for Alan Turing's zeta function machine gift range.

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BBC CIVILISATIONS and the Fitzwilliam

8 March 2018

The Fitzwilliam has been one of the museums to take part in the new BBC CIVILISATIONS series, the associated festival and their AR (augmented reality) app.

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Runners and spectators

Road closures around the Museum from Sunday’s Cambridge half marathon

2 March 2018

This Sunday 4 March the Cambridge half marathon will go through the city from 9.30 and there will be a number of road closures and diversions in place.

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